Copyright - Sandra Crook

Copyright – Sandra Crook

-“Dad, watch out!”

-“The backseat driver is kindly asked to mind its own business. I saw them.”

-“But … they’re gonna break the car. Maybe you should honk?”

-“Or maybe I’ll squash one and we’ll eat mutton for supper. And no, they may scratch it at most. Besides if I honk, it will only scare them and become more nervous.”

-“They look dangerous rushing together.”

-“Common flock mentality.”

-“So we’re safe?”

-“Yes . . . Out riding your bike, I’d recommend pulling to the side if this happened though.”

-”So to go against the flow, you’d better be strong?”

-“Oh, yes! Don’t forget that, son!”


( 100 words / 0 numerals ; title not included )

The above short story is an entry to a weekly challenge on WordPress called : Friday Fictioneers!

The idea is to write a hundred words short fiction ( flash ) story upon the prompt that is provided by Rochelle under the form of the above picture.


Thanks then to Rochelle whose blog is found here :



and I hope my readers will like it.



2 thoughts on “Swimming upstream.

    • Thank you, Vijaya! Most of my blog’s Posts are rather serious stuff though not always. Hence, the kid’s view of the world that imposed itself when I started on Friday Fictioneers is a welcome relief for me. It’s here to stay :D

      Good day, dreamer lady, Tay.

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